Alan Palmieri Joins Marlow’s Tavern
With more than 37 years of restaurant industry experience, Alan Palmieri brings a successful professional track recordÂ to the team at Marlowâ€™s Tavern. Palmieri joins the partnership of John C. Metz Jr., Dick Rivera, Tom DiGiorgio and Hank Clark for the next phase of Marlowâ€™s Tavern development in the Atlanta market.
Prior to becoming a partner in Marlowâ€™s Tavern, Palmieri served as the executive vice president of operations in the Specialty Restaurant Group of Darden Restaurants, Inc., a position he held for 13 years. Throughout his career, Palmieri has been known as a hands-on operational leader who is responsible for profitable sales growth, strategic turnarounds, aggressive expansion and team building.
Palmieriâ€™s career originally began in the mid-1970s at Norman Brinkerâ€™s Steak and Ale restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pa., working his way up the ladder by holding such positions as vice president of training, vice president of research and development and vice president of purchasing, eventually serving as president of Bay Street Seafood Restaurants. Later he held positions with Boston Chicken, eventually becomingÂ president and chief executive officer of a 110-unit Boston Market franchise in southern California.